unpublicized

adjective
un·​pub·​li·​cized | \ ˌən-ˈpə-blə-ˌsīzd How to pronounce unpublicized (audio) \

Definition of unpublicized

: not brought to the public's attention : not publicized an unpublicized appearance/event

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According to royal reporter Omid Scobie, who broke the news with an early morning tweet, Harry and Meghan had a private, unpublicized, unannounced meeting at Kensington Palace yesterday. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Had a Private Meeting Yesterday—Could It Be a New Royal Cause?," 1 Mar. 2019 Nearly 20 North Korean diplomats have defected to South Korea in unpublicized incidents, according to Mr. Kang, who was a high-level defector. Andrew Jeong, WSJ, "North Korean Diplomat in Rome Disappears," 3 Jan. 2019 This new feature comes as a mostly-unpublicized change to the company’s iPhone app. Avery Thompson, Popular Mechanics, "Amazon's New Tool Helps You Find the Right Screw," 20 July 2018 Since then, they have been housed at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston: unnoticed, unpublicized — and perhaps off-limits. Jennifer Schuessler, New York Times, "Jacqueline Kennedy’s Notes for Dallas Are Found, Starting a Quiet Tug of War," 2 July 2018 Seven years into being a band, pop-rock fivesome Real Friends faced perhaps their most trying year in 2017 when frontman Dan Lambton's bipolar disorder worsened and caused the band to go on an unpublicized hiatus. Taylor Weatherby, Billboard, "Real Friends Announce New Album 'Composure,' Premiere Emotive Single 'Smiling On The Surface'," 18 June 2018 There were other, unpublicized run-ins that people close to Lynch characterize as profiling. Robert Klemko, SI.com, "A Marshawn Kind of Way," 9 Dec. 2014 That leads to another unpublicized reality: limited access to cheap cars that are reliable. Steve Lang, Car and Driver, "Cash-Strapped Shoppers Enter the Used-Car Market on the Losing End," 12 Mar. 2018 At a previously unpublicized hearing in January, Block accepted five years of probation and agreed to pay $14,872 for the cost of the police investigation. David Ovalle, miamiherald, "In battle with animal rights activists, he sent letter filled with white powder. To himself. | Miami Herald," 9 Mar. 2018

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1855, in the meaning defined above

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